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Caraustar Acquires Los Angeles Paper Box Co.

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Caraustar (Austell, Ga., USA) Consumer Packaging unit, one of four business units under Caraustar Industries, announced this week it has acquired another box maker: Los Angeles Paper Box (LAPB), Commerce, Calif., USA.
LAPB is a folding carton and rigid box company specializing in supplying the food industry. LAPB is focused in state (California) and has been serving its customers here for more than 100 years.

"With the acquisition of Los Angeles Paper Box, we will service our West Coast customers in a more efficient manner," said Dean Dietrich, VP and GM of Caraustar Consumer Packaging. "We also are pleased that we are expanding our product assortment available to the food industry by offering a large variety of custom and stock packaging containers."

Caraustar Industries, of which the Consumer Packaging unit is but one part of, is an integrated manufacturer of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products applied to a multitude of uses.The company proclaims itself a socially responsible corporation, saying it is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use segments: tubes and cores, folding cartons, gypsum facing paper, and specialty paperboard products. Caraustar is currently majority owned by H.I.G. Capital.
 More information about Caraustar is available online

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